My Captain! Then upon the march we fittest die, soon and sure the gap is fill'd. Recent Posts. Not for delectations sweet, Not the cushion and the slipper, not the peaceful and the studious, Not the riches safe and palling, not for us the tame enjoyment, Pioneers! If the right-wingers are afraid, it's because the poetry is so powerful, especially when it's mixed with the images of beautiful youths running wild and free. Never must you be divided, in our ranks you move united, Pioneers!
O to die advancing on!
All the pieces mentioned belong to the s and s, which was a time of growth and development in America through and after the Civil War. Each long line contains 4 heavily accented syllables and breaks in half with a caesurawhich is usually marked with a comma; each of the halves consists of two heavily accented syllables like each beginning and ending line. Aymar Jean Christian.
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